Stanford doctoral student Daniel Swain (Environmental Earth System Science), a 2013 Rising Environmental Leadership Program fellow, discusses the implications of a record-strength El Niño.
By Daniel Swain,
Senior Woods Fellow Stephen Palumbi (Biology) discusses the critical role that corals play and how ocean acidification puts them at risk.
Woods postdoctoral scholar Jesse Port explains how he uses DNA testing to reveal which organisms have been in the Monterey Bay.
By Lauren Sommer,
Discusses a recent study led by Dan Salkeld, a research scientist at Colorado State University and former lecturer at Stanford, which found a surprising level of tick-borne disease risk on local trails. Salkeld started the research...
By Brendan P. Bartholomew,
Interview with Senior Woods Fellow Chris Field (Biology, Earth System Science) about scientific literacy in the age of climate change.
By Dave Boyce,
KQED Education profiles Senior Woods Fellow Stephen Palumbi (Biology) about his career path and passion for marine biology.
By Andrea Aust,
Senior Woods Fellow Noah Diffenbaugh discusses the connection between climate change and the California drought.
By Sandy Mazza,
Discusses a new study co-authored by Senior Woods Fellow Eric Lambin on surprising levels of tick-borne disease in the Bay Area.
Quotes Woods Senior Fellow Elizabeth Hadly (Biology) about the importance of moving beyond advocacy and engaging in dialogue to effectively communicate about climate change outside of the ivory tower.
By Steve Scauzillo,
Woods Senior Fellow Noah Diffenbaugh (Earth System Science) calls the study “a step forward,” saying it was based on firm data showing “that temperature makes it harder for drought to break, and increases the long-term risk.”
By Darryl Fears,
Woods Senior Fellows David Lobell (Earth System Science) and Noah Diffenbaugh (Earth System Science) discuss the latest study on the connection between climate change and the California drought.
By Justin Gillis,
Woods Senior Fellow Robert Jackson (Earth System Science) explains methane's role as a greenhouse gas and discusses the new plan issued by the White House to cut methane emissions.
By Paul Huttner,
Woods Senior Fellow Robert Jackson (Earth System Science) comments on factors behind natural gas explosions
Woods Senior Fellow Robert Jackson (Earth System Science) discusses the importance of new rules meant to help combat climate change by curbing methane emissions from new hydraulically fractured crude oil wells and natural gas pipelines...
By Bobby Magill and Climate Central,
Cites study on low risk of shark bites off California coast co-authored by Woods Senior Fellow Fiorenza Micheli
By Jo Craven McGinty,
Stanford doctoral student Daniel Swain (Environmental Earth System Science), a 2013 Rising Environmental Leadership Program fellow, states that while El Niño has potential to bring a lot of water to California, it doesn't necessarily...
By John Schwartz,
Features interview with Woods Senior Fellow Chris Field (Biology, Earth System Science) who is in the running to head the world's premier scientific body on climate change.
By Gayathri Vaidyanathan,
Woods Affiliate Jon Krosnick (Humanities and Sciences) discusses how the majority of Americans believe in climate change, and that according to his research, presidential candidates actually stand to gain by taking an environmentally...
By Lauren Leatherby,
Woods Co-Director and Senior Fellow Buzz Thompson states that Nevada has such a low allocation of the Colorado river because no one expected the city to be what it is today.
Notes that local design students supported 35 projects of "Caminos de Osa", a sustainable tourism program in Costa Rica led by Stanford's Osa & Golfito Initiative and other organizations.
By Fabiola Vargas,
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